Echinococcus

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Echinococcus

[ə‚kī·nə′kä·kəs]
(invertebrate zoology)
A genus of tapeworms.
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Echinococcus multilocularis is a cestode species restricted to the northern hemisphere where it is the causative agent of the most serious zoonosis .
The impact of globalisation on the distribution of Echinococcus multilocularis.
Reproductive potential of Echinococcus multilocularis in experimentally infected foxes, dogs, raccoon dogs and cats.
The carriage of larval Echinococcus multilocularis and other cestodes by the musk rat (Ondatra zibethicus) along the Ourthe River and its tributaries (Belgium).
Interactions between landscape changes and host communities can regulate Echinococcus multilocularis transmission.
It is caused by the larval stages (metacestodes) of the fox tapeworm, Echinococcus multilocularis.
Echinococcus multilocularis is the causative agent of the parasitic zoonosis alveolar echinococcosis.
Host occurrence and geographic distribution of Echinococcus multilocularis in the north central United States.
To the Editor: In 2009, an alveolar hydatid cyst, the intermediate stage of the cestode Echinococcus multilocularis, was detected in the liver of a dog from Quesnel, British Columbia (BC), Canada (1), 600 km west of the nearest known record of this parasite in central North America (Figure).
The crude parasite antigen ELISA was set up in a similar manner to an in-house Echinococcus multilocularis ELISA (11) by using larvae from the canine omentum.
Baiting strategies have effectively controlled rabies (14) and decreased prevalence of zoonotic parasites, including Echinococcus multilocularis tapeworms (15).
Zur Pravalenz von Echinococcus multilocularis und Trichinella spp.

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